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A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time

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Join us at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office on Thursday, December 14 at 6 PM as author Paula Tarnapol Whitacre discusses her research into the Civil War experiences of Julia Wilbur.


Women Soldiers

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Over 400 women disguised themselves as men and fought in the Civil War. They stood side by side with male soldiers. Learn their stories.


Clara Barton’s Associates

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Clara Barton worked tirelessly to help soldiers and their families before and after the American Civil War … but she didn’t do it alone.


Independence Day

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Harper's Weekly Illustration of 4th of July, Courtesy of Son of the South

Celebrate the 4th of July by celebrating the men and women that helped shape this nation through service and sacrifice.


The Wound Dresser

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Discover the man behind the poetry, as Garrett Peck introduces us to Walt Whitman the poet, the nurse, the brother, the lover, the clerk, the myth, and the man.


Memorial Day Weekend

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As we commemorate Memorial Day weekend, tour the Missing Soldiers Office.


Seeking Asylum

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Historian Craig Swenson will discuss the turbulent process of securing medical care for mentally ill African Americans after the Civil War.


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